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Simmons-Wade sworn in as PLP senator | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Simmons-Wade sworn in as PLP senator | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

The new senator for the Progressive Labour Party warned yesterday that care of the island’s growing seniors population will take "more than just money".Ianthia Simmons-Wade, a veteran healthcare worker and widow of former PLP leader Frederick Wade, replaces Jason Hayward in the Upper House.Mr Hayward moved from the Senate to the House of Assembly after he won a by-election in Pembroke Central last month.David Burt, the Premier, said after a swearing-in ceremony at Government House th
The Royal Gazette, 1 days ago

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Lamb Foggo to cut operating hours | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Lamb Foggo to cut operating hours | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Weekday operating hours will be temporarily shortened at the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre starting next week. A spokeswoman for the Bermuda Hospitals Board said that the St David’s medical facility would be open from 6pm to 10pm, instead of 4pm to midnight, beginning on Monday. The reduced weekday hour will be in place until the end of January. The spokeswoman said that x-ray services would not be available during the week for the same period. She added: "Weekend hours will remain u
The Royal Gazette, 2 days ago

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Litigation guardians panel announced | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Litigation guardians panel announced | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

A panel of independent guardians to represent children in court has been set up, but it does not include a social worker who has been a litigation guardian and campaigner for children’s rights since 2014.Kathy Lynn Simmons, the Attorney-General and the minister responsible for the Deparment of Child and Family Services, announced yesterday that a panel of five "qualified, certified and experienced social workers" had been established.Ms Simmons added: "The number of persons on the panel may
The Royal Gazette, 10 days ago

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Bermuda reeled in by Hong Kong century-maker | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Sport

Bermuda reeled in by Hong Kong century-maker | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Sport

Bermuda

Al Amerat Cricket Ground, Ministry Turf 2 (Hong won toss): Hong Kong (2pts) beat Bermuda by three wicketsBermuda suffered heartbreak in the opening match of their Cricket World Cup Challenge League B programme today when they failed to make the most of a solid batting performance.Having amassed 291 for eight in their 50 overs, with Kamau Leverock and Tre Manders each scoring 63, and Onias Bascome (43 not out) and wicketkeeper Sinclair Smith (24 not out) adding 65 in an un
The Royal Gazette, 12 days ago

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Tim Hodgson, former editor, dies at 57 | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Tim Hodgson, former editor, dies at 57 | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Tim Hodgson, the former editor of the Mid-Ocean News, as well as editorial consultant for The Royal Gazette, has died at 57.Mr Hodgson’s career at the weekly Mid-Ocean began under the stewardship of former editor Gavin Shorto.He attended Stowe School in England, and was hired as a summer intern at the newspaper while still in school.Mr Hodgson joined the Gazette full-time after graduating from the University
The Royal Gazette, 12 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Hayward scores crushing victory in C17 | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Hayward scores crushing victory in C17 | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Progressive Labour Party senator Jason Hayward is the newest Member of Parliament after a huge victory at the polls tonight.Mr Hayward, until recently the president of the Bermuda Public Services Union, defeated One Bermuda Alliance senator Dwayne Robinson by 311 votes to 173 to assume the seat left vacated after the sudden death last month of party stalwart Walton Brown. Five ballots were rejected.By-elections normally suffer by comparison with General Elections, but a 44 per cent turnout
The Royal Gazette, 23 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Polaris profit falls to $493,000 | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Business

Polaris profit falls to $493,000 | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda Business

Bermuda

Polaris Holding Company Ltd has reported a halving of its six-month profit to $493,000, or 40 cents per share, at the end of September.The company is the parent of Stevedoring Services Ltd, and also East End Asphalt, which it acquired in March.For the same six-month period last year, Polaris made a profit of $1.01 million, or 82 cents per share.In a statement, the company said: "On March 14, Polaris acquired a faltering East End Asphalt Company Ltd and over the past six months has re
The Royal Gazette, 30 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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Barbosa loses belonger appeal before Privy Council | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Barbosa loses belonger appeal before Privy Council | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

A man born in Bermuda in 1976 to non-Bermudian parents has lost his appeal in front of the Privy Council to be granted belonger status.Michael Barbosa, who with wife Christine had been in a legal battle with the offices of the Minister of Home Affairs and the Attorney-General since August 2015, has been told that although he is a British Overseas Territories citizen and British citizen, he has no right of abode in Bermuda, nor the right to be treated as a person who belongs to Bermuda.Today
The Royal Gazette, 34 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Police raid home of prominent lawyer | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Police raid home of prominent lawyer | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

Police seized items after raiding the property of prominent lawyer Justin Williams today.Officers spent several hours carrying out a search of Mr Williams’s home on Point Shares Road, in Fairylands, Pembroke, after arriving at about 6.30am.A Bermuda Police Service spokesman said that they had also searched a boat connected to the property during the day. He confirmed that items had been seized.Two police vehicles remained at the home this afternoon.Speaking from the scene, Det
The Royal Gazette, 35 days ago

Predicted: Local

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RBR commanding officer 'on leave' | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

RBR commanding officer 'on leave' | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda News

Bermuda

The commanding officer of the Royal Bermuda Regiment is absent from his job, but John Rankin, the Governor, has refused to reveal the reason why.Government House confirmed to The Royal Gazette that Lieutenant-Colonel David Curley was "currently on leave".However, Mr Rankin, the regiment’s commander-in-chief, declined to answer questions on Colonel Curley’s sudden absence from his post.A spokeswoman said: "In line with established policy, Government House does not c
The Royal Gazette, 38 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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